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california, arizona and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms from cleveland and detroit down to nashville and new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation'sed with section and in the northwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, being intriguing new research as scientists try to unlock the mystery of autism. >>> andelp wanted. why airlines could be scrambling to get pilots in the cockpit. >>> and twinkies on the brink. a nationwide strike could spell the end for the sugary classic snack cake. >>> welcome back, everybody. and some alarming business news this morning. could this be the end of twinkies? workers are there on strike at hostess bakeries around the country after the company cut wages and benefits by more than a fourth. the company that makes twinkies and dingdongs forced that say strike could lay off most of its 18,000 employees. >>> there are warnings this more than that the airlines may be forced to retire pilots. and new rules next summer will require that new pilots have a huge amount of
the carolinas through florida. snow flurries in the dakotas, around fargo and bismarck. foggy in california, from los angeles to san francisco. >> mostly 50s in the pacific northwest, central rockies and great plains. 30 in fargo. 40s in the midwest into the northeast. 81 in miami. >> we can only dream. >>> when we come back, bp gets ready to big deep and pay up for that gulf oil spill. a big announcement is expected today. >>> then, this morning, fears about 5-hour energy. the megashot of caffeine could be linked to more than a dozen deaths. >>> and he shoots, he doesn't score. and doesn't score again. and still doesn't score. the player who looks like he needs a gps to find the hoop. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, oil giant bp is expected to plead guilty, today, for its role in the massive 2010 oil spill off the gulf coast. stice department sources tell reuters that bp would admit criminal misconduct and pay what could be the largest penalty in u.s. history, probably in the billions of dollars. in exchange, the company would be exempt from future prosecution. >>> and there are big saf
. >> jerryry brown got the tax in california. >> jerry brown did something which he deserves credit. he was elected governor and he taxes will not raise unless i have the approval of e people of this date. -- of this state. to rescue the state's of california public school system, he went and said we need a tax increase. ofneed a tax increase billions. and they voted for ed. fort.ed i say hat's off to him and to californians for stepping up. >> legalizing marijuana nationwide? >> hats off also for the date theped up and said -- for joemarriage issue it to biden who stepped up and said was born at. -- supporting its. he brought barack obama into the picture. that set a tone fofor the president and the vice president of the united states to come out that way. oppositione the going the other way. >> five years ago, i do not think you would have thought 10 anrs it would be no longer wase because it generational. i think k that was pessimistic. i think in 10 years, we will even bepeaking of it. speaking of all the other initiatives, i must say,it was a rough night for secured of's be -- for
the controversy behind the custody battle between farrow and woody allen. we also reached out to her california and the office had no comment. two pages filled with charges of this one ijust like holding, the bond is set for $800,000. >> thank you very much. they say agents came into the guns at theew their old daughter, and she was not armed. we are live with what went down today. >> executing a search warrant, a drug casen with they are working on. we are taking a look at it, it the names ofude anyone that live in the house. they want to know why agents bursting in on them early this morning. ini told them to go back their room. >> shown here in pink, upstairs friends or spending the night. they say he came up to the room and saw 15 fbi agents coming inside. >> nobody is armed, and nobody has a gun. >> then he heard gunfire. >> it was all for nothing. >> she was treated for a flesh wound and released. they say they don't even own any guns. the fbi has only said that agents from the baltimore field office were executing a search warrant when shots were fired. others heard the gunfire and were
closed doors so we won't know much about what is but a california harsh wordshas some for the president. >> this administration, including the president himself misinformed,ally allied, to the american people the aftermath of this tragedy. >> the secretary of state clinton, her term will .ot come six others hurt after attacks on the strip. they launched the attacks this israel killed their leader in a drone strike yesterday. president obama can no longer on former ally egypt. there are a member of the muslim brotherhood. thatl members of a group people in several areas of the city. >> some of the victims landed in hospital and required surgery. the neighborhoods we are talking about, even outside the sea. is some of what happened and reactions to one victim. standing at a bus stop in chinatown. >> i can tell you that the of crimes they committed y sometimes is disturbing in and of itself. >> nine members of the gang were today, ranging in age from 15-22 years old. eight crimes, robbery, destruction of property. began about a year ago. >> is super scary. >> we spoke with a victim. histor
. the california woman who lost the ticket in her car for months. now, she's coming forward to claim a $23 million jackpot, just in the nick of time. abc's nick watt has the story. >> reporter: these security camera photos show the $23 million winner leaving the store after she bought her ticket back in may. >> i remember, the lady walked in. she bought a bottle of water. she walked out. as soon as she got to the door, her mom called out, just buy a lottery ticket. >> reporter: lottery officials were hoping, praying someone would recognize her before it was too late. the mystery winner bought just one ticket. it cost her a single dollar. but if you don't claim your winnings within six months, the cash goes to the california school system. she had only until november 30th to come forward. local tv stations and newspapers were all over the tale of the mystery millionaire. then, late yesterday, a break. the woman's daughter spotted her mother on tv. mum had no idea she was the winner. cue a frantic search of her car for the five-month-old scrap of paper. and she found it. in 2010, $17.5 million went
from california to help restore power, getting fuel into the area, and direct assistance to help with food and lodging. this is going to take a while. we're doing everything we can that we stand by the people in the eastern seaboard. >> your predecessor karl rove, top strategist for george w. bush, has said that hurricane sandy the last week, has helped give the president a real boost politically? >> listen, we're not worried about the politics. we're worried about doing the right thing by those acted by the race. we think this has been a stable race. i think karl rove might have said that, because a few days ago he predicted a big romney win. listen, we're confident that the president has the electoral votes to win this, if we get our vote out. and that's what we're focused on. >> you remain so confident. you talked about the firewall. ohio, iowa and wisconsin. but we're seeing mitt romney going to pennsylvania today. i know you and a lot of democrats think that's a desperation move. but some of the polls are tightening right there. and it is a state that you haven't invested a
of electricity in california. regulators are threatening to fine barclays $470 million for gaming the markets for lower prices just so it can make bigger profits later. the bank denies the scheme. >>> an unusual sight to bring you along the mexico/arizona border. smugglers made a makeshift ramp to drive over the border. they abandoned the jeep some 14 feet in the air. >>> sam, how about national weather? >> as we do that, i want to thank wabc for giving us the flight yesterday. they're always in the air, by the way, and the best in the business. let me show you what's going on with this cold air that drops behind the storm. wait until you see these temperatures. it's what folks without power don't need, these temperatures. look at the high temperatures. they're close to the 40s by sunday and maybe monday in new york city. we're going to see colder air dipping in after that. the possibility of all of this rain into the northwest, now drying out, is good news. it's been six days of heavy rain in seattle, also in the portland area. we've seen california begin to dry out a little bit. that will h
a bridge in california. executives are considering scrapping the sequel to "top gun" all together. they do not want to be insensitive to his family members or fans. jermaine jackson wants to change his name to something a little bit brighter. >> the older brother of the late michael jackson filed a petition to changes in at -- his last name to "jacksun." he said he would do it for artistic reasons. the decision has nothing to do with us talking to him back there a few months ago. >> we were backstage that day. 4:57 right now and 40 degrees. >> a bold show of support for the colts head coach.
with >> a california surfer with story after a close encounter. reason he's around is his quicktory fist.ng and fast >> i did not feel much pain until i woke up this morning. greg the 25-year-old scott stevens is alive after being juvenile great shark off the nor the city bay.umble >> it was about to for your feet .ong the the tip of the nose to dorsal fin. not enter the chest the abdominal cavity. it almost looks like scalpel lacerations. this is his surfboard after the attack. he said that they grabbed him him under. >> it kind of shook me. convince even started to fight back. >> i opened my eyes under water it in the side of couple times to release me. start paddlingto .n on a wave then a fellow surfer held him together. used our body weight. i would not have thought of top of somebody. great information for me for the future if. that if the help he had before the hospital easier.ake their job despite what happened, he is thankful to the doctors and surgeons and he says this will from his passion surfing. >> i will be back out there. nothing kinky be out of the water. -- nothing can keep me out o
on the way. but some people without heat are still refusing to leave. >>> and from the cold to california's hot, dry winds. fire danger running high in the golden state. >>> and liar, liar. jimmy kimmel's election day prank with hilarious responses, you just have to hear. >>> good morning. it is election day. as you said, finally. >> finally. >> it all comes down to today, after the long, expensive campaign. all the ads. all the attacks. all the polls. all the promises. all the money. all the hype. today, the american people will choose their next president. >> and for weeks, as we've said, it's been an extremely tight race. and with election day 2012 finally here, your voice will be heard and your voteounted. we have correspondents with both campaigns that begin this election morning, with abc's t.j. winick. he's live for us in chicago. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. well, the president wrapped up his campaign yesterday here in the midwest. and right now, it looks as if a last-minute surge could carry barack obama to four more years. while most of the east c
in more than 40,000 extra workers from 49 of 50 states. in california, the air force began airlifting more than 60 utility vehicles to new york today, aboard huge cargo planes. and tonight, these workers from alabama pitching in near hard hit atlantic city. >> they understand the value that comes from being able to serve others. >> reporter: at its peak, more than 8 million customers had no electricity. it's half that number now. and a million more get their power back each day. better than after hurricane irene. on long island, we found this crew working 16-hour days, their own homes without electricity, repairing a downed line for powerless residents. >> i saw the truck down the street. i said, i hope you're coming my way. >> reporter: the crew was. and moments later, lights came on for the first time since monday. >> hey! >> we just got our lights back. thank you, lord. >> reporter: these workers here, they are replacing a telephone pole, utility poles that we blown over by the storm. it is slow work. takes about two hours to remove and replace each one of them, it gives you some idea w
into manhattan beach, california, yesterday. barefoot. >> wow, exactly how she spent most of the last seven months running barefoot from boston to southern california. think about that. from boston to southern cali. all to raise money and awareness for the soles for souls charity, which gives shoes to kids who don't have them. >> you have to kind of look around a little bit to see what you can do to help. you don't necessarily need to run across the country to get shoes on kids' feet. >> wow, she raised $10,000 along the way. received donations at 8,500 pairs of shoes. himes says it is easy to help. $1 equals a pair of shoes for some one who need them. >> her feet look good. >> thought they would be bloodied, battered. the guy in the wheelchair there, that is actually her boyfriend who finished the race with her. which is amazing. for both of them. great to see that. >> i have a lot of close friend that are runners, covered a couple marathons. actually some people look to run bare feet. there are theories out there it is better for your feet to run barefoot than to run with shoes on. >> who
counties. the layest on the numbers. >> don't hold your breath. >>> a 21-year-old california man confessed to breaking noonan see pelosi's home. arrested during another burglary in the same napa valley neighborhood. he had a watch on him taken from pelosi's house. and police say he admitted to breaking into six homes. >>> still recovering from super storm sandy, residents in new jersey and new york are now being hit by a nor'easter. the heavy, wet snow took down power lines and made the evening commute a pretty dangerous one. >> more than 1,000 flights have been canceled at area's airports and the nation's largest commuter railroad came to a halt. central park picked up 4 inches of snow, which is a record for this date. >> biggest one, ocean county, new jersey, got a foot of snow. pretty big storm. >> you love snow too. >> no, wake me when it is april. the storm is moving into new england making for what is likely to be a messy morning commute. >> with more on the track of snow and rain we are jind by accuweather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. >> good morning, rob, paula. the
the animal air-lift, scores of dogs and cats left homeless by hurricane sandy flown to california, and this is just one of the many surprising acts of kindness for some of sandy's most vulnerable victims. more on that coming up. >> a heartwarming story. >>> we begin with the escalation of violence in the mideast today being met with a possible cease-fire. israel expanded its air assault on gaza as its iron dome defense system protected tel aviv, its most populous city from a hamas rocket attack. we have team coverage this morning. christiane amanpour is in jerusalem, but we begin with alex marquardt in gaza city. alex. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. overnight the israeli air force targeted media buildings here in gaza while the shells not very far from here. the big question, whether a cease-fire will be able to be brokered before israel launches a ground invasion. israeli jets pummeling gaza overnight. two buildings housing hamas and international media were targeted. six journalists were wounded. from the sea, volley after volley of naval artillery hit alleged terror sites.
, california, are trying to determine the motive for a deadly workplace shooting. they say lawrence jones was in the middle of his shift when he pulled out a handgun and fatally shot two of his co-workers at close range before wounding two others and then taking his own life. >>> and in michigan, police have arrested the man they believe is behind a highway shooting spree. 24 shootings in the last 3 weeks alone. one driver was hurt. police say 1 tip out of nearly 3,000 that came in led them to the suspect's home. >>> and in medical news, going bald and other signs of aging may be much more serious than we thought. they could, in fact, be tell-tale signs of heart disease. a new study found that people are some 57% more likely to have a heart attack if they develop at least three of the following four signs of aging. baldness, a receding hairline, ear lobe increases or fatty deposits around the eyes. checking for those signs of aging should be part of every doctor's exam. >>> and a woman who is probably the nation's bravest and most determined voter. 21-year-old galicia malone, was in labor
. the romance unraveled in a woman in california jill kelley who was familiar with broadwell and petraeus received a training and harassing email. she notified the f.b.i. that began an investigation worried that the official email account had been compromised. the trail led back to the computer of paula broadwell. yet it was not compromised security. but two people in a compromising position described as, quote human drama, including intimate transbe actions. >> there had been rumors between him and paula broadwell for some time and she didn't seem the type. >> friends know her not just for her good looks but good works. >> someone as busy as she is takes the time to help somebody like me, there's not much time left for indiscretions. >> this active duty wounded warrior and double amputee. last week she was scheduled to skydive for a 40th birthday but donated her jump to bixler who was skeptical of the allegations. >> i have some serious questions about who is connecting these dots and how. >> petraeus reportedly starting the affair after leaving the ar
from southern california to new mexico, showers and thunderstorms around cincinnati, detroit, nashville, mobile, and new orleans. >> 60s along the east coast. 40s from detroit to kansas city. just 20s from the twin cities to fargo. mostly 40s in the northwest. >>> well, they tried to spread their wings in san francisco over the weekend, but they didn't get very far. >> it was a chance for the brave and brainy to design, build, pilot their own home made flying machines. the competition featured crazy contraptions that had to be entirely human powered. less than 30 feet wide. no more than 450 pound. >> i don't get this. the fliers were judged on creativity. showmanship and distance. which didn't appear to be that far. the winner did manage though to soar 54 feet. that's not bad. >> not bad. >> hey, we all got to have a hobby right. >> you know, design. kind of cool. >> all right. put you to work next year. that's what i thought. >> coming up, a unique way to honor the nation's veterans. one mile and one step at a time. >> great story. our nfl highlight. a unique game between the rams and
this year, on a run from california to washington state. in one heist, he shot and seriously wounded a police officer. a $70,000 reward is now being offered to conversatiinformatio to his arrest. >>> and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords stared down the gunman who shot her and a crowd of bystanders last year. more, now, from abc's ryan owens. >> reporter: in front of a courtroom packed with other victim, gabby giffords stood silently, face-to-face with the man who came so close to killing her. mr. loughner, you may have put a bullet through her head. but you haven't put a dent in her spirit. he spoke to diane sawyer about it last night on "world news." >> she stared into his eyes the entire time. i saw a person who certainly has, you know, major mental illness. but also somebody who knew where he was and why he was there. >> reporter: the last time congresswoman giffords saw jared loughner was almost two years ago. he shot her at point-blank range as she met with constituents. he killed six and injured a dozen moore. pam simon was shot twice and almost died. >> i really think h
on means bringing in more than 40,000 workers from 49 out of 50 states. in california, the air force began airlifting more than 60 utility vehicles to new york aboard huge cargo planes. and these workers from alabama pitching in near hard-hit atlantic city. >> they understand the value that comes from being able to serve others. >> reporter: at its peak, more than 8 million customers had no electricity. it's half that number now, and a million more get their power back each day, better than after hurricane irene. on long island, we found this crew working 16-hour days, their own homes without electricity, repairing a downed line for powerless residents. >> i saw the truck down the street. i said, i hope they're coming my way. >> reporter: the crew was, and moments later, lights came on for the first time since monday. >> oh, yeah. >> yay! >> we just got our lights back. thank you, lord. >> reporter: these workers you see here, they are replacing a telephone pole, utility poles that were blown over by the storm. it is slow work. it takes about two hours to remove and replace each one of the
. >> work crews from all over the country are pouring into the areas hard hit by sandy. southern california, edison, packed up its equipment and hundreds of personnel for duty in new york and new jersey. >> if you can imagine the devastation that is in new york, what we are doing is they're asking us to send literally self-contained work groups. >> of course the need for utility crews is huge. about 6 million homes and businesses are still without power. and i love to hear about those -- not affected, coming in, and helping those that need the help. >> absolutely. >> so badly. >> you can't look at this and not feel, not get your heart strings pulled. you can't. something uplifting here. a great story in fact involving one of new york's famous steakhouses, old homestead in lower manhattan. instead of letting the steaks and good meat go bad because the power is out. they decided to sell it at cut rate prices. >> yes, they moved the kitchen out on to the sidewalk. and charged passer-byes, $10 for a steak that goes for $47 on the menu. >> ooh, that's a deal! >> dessert were offered at greatly r
in their bedrooms. one proposition that i find really interesting is the one in california showing the kind of antitax hysteria. that was an important one for the future. >> good luck, california, on the economy with that one. >> what should the justice do now in colorado and washington? >> if i look at the precedence, i think they'll be overturned. it just conflicts with federal law. >> so with arizona and the immigration. >> i don't think this will hold up, at least, under current supreme court precedent. >>> one more round to go. which candidates are already making their moves for 2016? the roundtable weighs in on that. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about low-cost investing. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're committed to offering you tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 low-cost investment options-- tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like our exchange traded funds, or etfs tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 which now have the lowest tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 operating expenses tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 in their respective tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 lipper categories. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 lower than spdr tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345-
the california coast. >>> and finally on this friday morning, isn't it good to say friday? electing a president is serious business. >> that doesn't mean the late-night comedians can't have a little fun with our once in every four years exercise in democracy. >> you get so close to becoming the most powerful person in the world. and just like that, you hope to get a call from "dancing with the stars." "business week" magazine has an interesting cover planned for next week. they digitally aged president obama's face to show what they think he'll look like at the end of his second term. and you can see, they did a really good job. apparently, the president will turn into morgan freeman by the end of his second term. this is what they believe 69-year-old president mitt romney would have looked like. [ laughter and applause ] >> florida is still being counted. folks, i have to tell you, i'm still hanging in there. and i'm checking for updates on the campaign's i'm with mitt app. it still works. and it lets you take photos, little messages, that show your support for mitt romney. i tweeted this one
's involvement in the murder of a british businessman. >>> and a crime in california is making headlines. a 21-year-old man has confessed to breaking into house minority leader nancy pelosi's home. kevin hagen was arrested during another burglar in the same napa valley neighborhood. police say he admitted to breaking into six homes. and he had a watch on him that was taken from pelosi's house. >>> it's time, now, for the weather across the rest of the nation. there's a blizzard in the rockies, with parts of montana picking up half a foot of snow. it's going to be gusty in reno and salt lake city. shroudy with sprinkles in san francisco. >> temps in florida are cooler than usual. miami breaks 70. that's frigid for them. in phoenix, the mid-80s. l.a. had been in the 90s. today, only 69. >> you said honolulu. >>> when we come back, another staggering impact of hurricane sandy. 250,000 cars. >>> and wall street jitters. will investors see a rebound from the worst sell-off in a year? >>> then, new video of a brazen getaway attempt in a plane. the caught-on-tape crime that came to a deadly end. >>>
. this exclusive information just hitting celebre website tmz. in june, she was in a car accident in california and told police she was up behind the wheel of her car when it slammed into the back of an 18 wheeler. police have learned she was lying. she was driving. the charge will the file by the santa monica city attorney this week. this means more trouble for her. she is currently on probation for her role in a jewelry heist. no word on when to be in court. a judge could very well center to jail for who knows how long. -- send her to jail for who knows how long. >> 34 degrees and the the city. much colder outside of the city limits. >> the numbers are in from the sales of the ipad mini. learn how applicable -- apple did >> you are watching abc's 7's "good morning washington." "good morning washington," on your side. >> the presidential candidates spent the last full day of campaigning barnstorming through key swing states. voters will not decide to control the white house. president obama will spend the day in chicago. mitt romney visits ohio and pennsylvania before returning to massachuset
was her suitor, named george romney. who kept coming out to california to pursue her. and so she gave up a lucrative contract to follow him back home. at a detroit prep school, their youngest son mitt was a jokester, a member of the pep club. at liberal berkeley university, he made headlines for protesting against the people who were sitting in against the vietnam war. but romney deferred military service to fulfill his mormon duty and served as a missionary in france. and while he was away, it was his father who guided the love of his son's life, ann davies, in her conversion into the church. >> she's done the most important task in our family, by far, which is she took primary responsibility for raising five extraordinary sons. >> reporter: their devotion to their faith so strong, in 1981, romney told a fellow bain executive, he was planning to give nearly half of his salary to the church. in an earlier interview, i was curious about the fact he doesn't drink caffeine. >> the church says no coffee or tea, it doesn't literally say caffeine. >> reporter: it doesn't? >> yeah, i try to avo
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, california. >> look at those pearly whites. >>> we're joined by greta monahan. thanks for coming. you brought examples. >> these foods are naturally abrasive. becky touched on apples and core rats and celery. all of the raw vegetables, they scrub your teeth. think of them as nature's toothbrush. >> and you will see a difference? >> absolutely. they scrub away and work while you're eating. >> why would we have red wine in a whitening segment? >> it's one of the biggest culprits next to coffee. one of the things she was talking about is hard cheese. milk and dairy products have lactic acid, lara. like a skin peel, they exfoliate your teeth. dairy products being, if you eat a piece of cheese before, you're protecting the red wine. but also on the milk, add it to your coffee and it protects the protective film on your teeth so it's loose for staining. >> that's a great tip. these are the blockers. >> and the green leafy, is also, not many people realize. but kale, broccoli, base basil, contains a film on the teeth. >> normally, when you say film on the teeth. >> it sounds nasty. >> but this is a
on one of the continent's highest mountains. hear from them in just a second. >> then from california it was a pretty rude awakening for some residents thanks to tens of thousand of gallons of waltter. lots of dirt. when you put the two together you are pretty much getting more mud than anyone should have to deal with. >> look at that. talk about pressure -- the golfer who was basically trying to save his career. and itch that wasn't bad enough, wait until we tell you what else he was dealing with during one nearly unbelievable round. talk about a long walk, very much a spoiled here. but a good lesson for millions of americans who have maybe the same condition that guy does. yeah. >>> first, new details in the still unfolding sex scandal surrounding david petraeus. >> finding out much more about the two women whose e-mails touched off all this week's drama. here's abc's karen travers in washington. >> reporter: for the first time since the scandal broke we see the woman behind the affair, paula broadwell, that scandal now include the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john all
much snow can you include in this? lake tahoe up to two feet in some places. northern california, up through parts of the cascades, mt. rainier, even >> speaking of winter and snow and all that fun, i got a picture from one of my old students, brandon. he works in duluth, minnesota. hello to winter. and then, we go into the next beautiful picture. this is from one of the harde hardest-it areas in new jersey. it was peaceful. share all of your weather photos, please. >> a lot of people suffering post-sandy. it's nice to have a nice shot out of there. thank you, ginger. >>> we're going to turn to a medical mystery of the most annoying kind. a man in me hasn't been able to stop hiccupping for 13, agonizing days. the poor guy went to the hospital seeking help. mark greenblatt is here with his story. >> reporter: we're talking about a rare medical condition, called the persistent hiccups. it has one family in maine desperately searching for a cure. for the last 13 days. for nearly every waking hour, mickey cheney tried just about everything you can imagine to get the hiccups to stop, all
. the hearing will determine whether the california resident violated his probation in a bank fraud case. he denied eight alleged probation violations, including the use of aliases and lying about his role in the movie. he's now being held without bail. when your child was born may determine how likely they are to succeed as a future c.e.o. >> and the bailout of the auto industry helps get president obama re-elected. linda bell joins us now from bloomberg in new york to explain. linda, good morning. >> hello to you, steve and cynne. you're exactly right, president obama won the key swing states of michigan and ohio as support for the auto bailouts helped bring him to victory. 56% of americans considered the bailout of chrysler and g.m. good for the u.s. economy, and this comes as ford and g.m. just posted a combined $12 billion in pretax income and profit this year through september for the north american operations. and speaking of cars, new estimates from car fax indicate the number of vehicles flooded by sandy may exceed the number of cars de
is now out. there's no word on what caused it. >>> and the major highway connecting southern california and las vegas, has reopened after being closed monday because of the intense wildfire you see here, raging on both sides of interstate 15. crews battling to keep the flames away from nearby homes. they hope to have the fire contained by tonight. >>> finally, we want to say thank you to all of you who generously supported our day of giving for the victims of hurricane sandy monday. with your help, we raised nearly $16 million, as of early this morning. and you can still donate. won't you, please? call 1-800-help-now, or redcross.org. >>> and again, for a look at the weather, the nor'easter up the coast, here's sam. >> when we see nor'easters, if there's snow, there needs to be cold air in place. and there's plenty of cold air. let's show you the shots from killington, vermont, where the air was so cold, and windchills in the teens and 20s, they've started making some snow. bradford, 19. northern new york state, pennsylvania, teens and 20s for windchills. up comes the nor'easter. it pul
played a role in some 19 murders. he was captured last year in california after tphraeg boston in 1994. his trial is set for march but his lawyers want it delayed. >> 7 is on your side with new research on the best care for diabetics with hard disease. those with clogged arteries fare better with bis in surgery instead of stents. a study finds 19% of the bypass group suffered a heart attack or stroke or died compared with 27% of people given stents. >> mark kirk of illinois took part in a charity fund-raiser stair claiming event climbing 37 of the 103 floors of the willis tower in chicago. he made it up to the 103rd floor. there he was met with hugs and cheers as he made the finish line. it was his first public appearance since suffering a stroke in january. glad to see that. >> not the only person participating. the first person to climb all 103 tphrrs was there with a bionic leg. it took him about 45 minutes. the limb is the first that responds to his thoughts. he lost the leg that he was born with in a motorcycle accident. breaking news from parts of new jersey. >>
the smoky mountains. then sunset in california. a beautiful one. from carlsbad. >> beautiful, indeed. ginger, thanks. >>> now to the toast of the makers of king of beers. budweiser temporarily turning off its brewing taps. >> they're putting something else in the can. abc's john muller is on the story. >> good morning. sandy is a story about people. millions of them. amid those struggles and personal dramas corporations are pitching in. they're not turning water into wine, but it's almost miraculous. they're turning beer into water. 44,000 cases of zero brew h20 instead of brew. heading to the new york/new jersey area full of charge. he's originally from new jersey. >> personally for me, it does mean a little bit more because i do have family that has been affected by it. >> reporter: it sounds novel. but they have been converting beer lines to water lines for disaster relief dating back to the san francisco earthquake of 1906. 71 million cans of water donated since 1988. >> lot of people don't have opportunities to help. we look at this an opportunity to help. >> reporter: anheuser busch by
along the california coast. some light rain in the dakotas. drier in the northeast. chilly morning in the southeast. >> 70s from miami to new orleans. 50s in the northwest. and midwest. 40s from seattle to portland. >> with veterans' day almost upon us, college sports going all out to support the vets and military in general. one way that is happening, tonight on the flight deck of the decommissioned aircraft carrier, the "u.s.s. yorktown." >> a double-header on tap. first women of notre dame taking on the ohio state university buckeyes. then it is the buckeyes' men's team facing marquette. also in germany tonight, msu, spartans taking on uconn. >> we should note that espn's "college gameday" is being done live from the deck of the carrier "u.s.s. san diego" in port in san diego. they do that. kind of cool. >> nice tribute. for sure. >>> parent, we have another segment of "parents picks" in the works. i know you can relate to how stressful it can be to travel over the holidays with kids. it is really not fun, let me tell you. >> those of us without kids don't like you guys on the p
southern california. santa ana wind spread the fire to both side of the interstate. 15 in cajun pass, backing up traffic for hours. fire crews managed to keep the flames spreading from nearby homes. >>> we'll lighten the mood with what is no doubt one of our "favorite stories of the day. "check out my saints. yes, indeed. boys in black and gold. defensive back, patrick robinson. he returns an interception, 99 yards. for a touchdown. last night against the eagles. there in the dome. >> drew brees, threw two touchdown passes. the eagles are pretty much toast. let rob save the best part. >> saints win. saints win. at this point, every win is at least, is -- a moral victory. >> all three of them. way to go. >> whatever. long way off to the playoffs. don't count them out yet. coming up next, we'll turn our attention to clean-up along the east coast. some how are making progress and worried it could all be wiped away. it is all coming up on "world news now". >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by lifestyle lift. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con no view,
coast, pleasant conditions. rain along the california coastline. >> it is 10 degrees warmer than usual in colorado springs. minneapolis is right where it should be in the mid 40s. honolulu and miami, get jealous in the mid 80s. >>> an amazing soccer goal if we are showing it to you here on "world news now". it happened wednesday night in an exhibition match, between sweden/england. >> this is so awesome. keep your eye on the screen. this is crazy. wait for it. boom. that is when sweden's, say, layton ibrahimovic pulled off what is being called the greatest goal ever scored. pulled off his overhead kick from 25 yard away from the goal. coming again. then in true soccer celebration style, of course, pulled off the jersey, we guess he just wanted to show off the major ink he has on his back. >> wait for it. i didn't get to see the ink on his back. can we play the video again? >> you have privacy in your office, you will be able to look at it though. that is incredible. >> his abs were great. >> his what? >> his abs. michael lohan in the skinny may not be good. let's just say -- this one i
coast states are counting ballots including mega state, california. >>> democrats have strengthened their control of the senate taking two seats away from the republicans. the races that changed hands are in the states of indiana and massachusetts. >>> and there is a wild card in maine, independent former governor angus king, elected to succeed retiring republican senator olympia snow. king has not yet said which party he will vote with. definitely you look at it in a nutshell -- obama is re-elected. majority in the house and senate remain. marijuana legalized in two states, colorado and washington. gay marriage is legalized in maryland and maine. >> look at everything you listed, plus you look at the big role, latino population, played, and obama won the group by 70% you. you have to wonder. i have heard the analysts talk about this all night. time for introspection in the republican party, because maybe slowly getting at a pace where the country is getting. so that party has a lot to deal with over the next few months. coming up next -- the coverage of the election of president ob
, offering its help toing or nigh and pay for a $1.2 million wedding, april 7 in california. one caveat, the bride and groom must allow all of the decisions about their special day be voted on and curated by followers on social media like facebook and twitter. a promotional thing, "bride" mag zen has seen a decline in ad revenue. randy zuckerberg, the sister of mark zuckerberg is helping produce the event on line. they will donate a dl ollar to charity of the couple's choice. for everybody who likes something related to the wedding. host the wedding, 7:00 p.m., sunday, on line, when face book gets its most traffic. leave wedding details in the hand of strangers but get $1 million wedding out of it. i think folks may jump on that. >> they will. do they get to pick out bridesmaids and everything. >> everything left up to facebook. all advertising you know the deal. free wedding at the mercy of the public. >> something else free. get a look at the international space station, cruising in outer space. seen up for text messages. they will text you when it is above you. new service, spot the
what the impact will be on the national figures in the race for president. california, washington, hawaii have gone for obama, idahoor romney. no big surprises there for people. as you see there with the big vote, the national vote here, mitt romney still showing up here at 2 percentage points ahead of barack obama. right now the eyes of the obama and romney campaigns are watching the fates of their campaigns and the future of the nation, all coming in as each return comes in. abc 7 is your election station tonight. senior political reporter is live at the obama campaign. he's in chicago. let's check in with him. >> we have a long and uncertain night but don't tell that to the cheerers here at obama head quarters in chicago. they are very upbeat as they watch the results come in. particularly when they have seen the numbers come in in pennsylvania, from wisconsin, from new hampshire. they believe that gives them a clear path. they also say senior staff that i talked to early tonight that they read the tea leaves yesterday when they saw mitt romney in ohio. they say that was, quote
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